Public Policy and Politics
January 6, 2017 | Honors & Awards
UGA law school’s West promoted to named professorship in First Amendment law
The University of Georgia School of Law's Sonja R. West has been named the inaugural holder of the Otis Brumby Distinguished Professorship in First Amendment Law, a post shared by the law school and UGA's Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication.
January 6, 2017 | Honors & Awards
UGA law school’s Cohen named inaugural holder of international law professorship
The University of Georgia School of Law's Harlan G. Cohen has been named the inaugural holder of the Gabriel M. Wilner/UGA Foundation Professorship in International Law.
January 5, 2017 | Research News
Worker-owned cooperatives may help address elder care deficit
A growing elder care shortage could be eased by worker-owned cooperatives, a little-used business model that also improves the working conditions and the quality of life for caregivers. That's the conclusion reached by University of Georgia faculty member Rebecca Matthew and Vanessa Bransburg, a cooperative development specialist, in a recent, award-winning case study.
December 6, 2016 | Events on Campus
Governor caps 2016 Biennial Institute by touting Georgia’s economic success
Georgia remains a national leader in job creation and economic development because of infrastructure improvements the General Assembly supported, Gov. Nathan Deal told lawmakers at the 30th Biennial Institute for Georgia Legislators Tuesday.
November 9, 2016 | General News
What impact will the Trump election have on the economy?
"The biggest immediate challenge to the economy will be headwinds created by policy uncertainty," said Jeff Humphreys, director of the Selig Center for Economic Growth at the University of Georgia. That's the tradeoff for breaking gridlock in D.C." He and other UGA experts are available to comment on the election and what that means for the economy.
November 3, 2016 | General News
UGA School of Law leads state in bar exam passage rate
The University of Georgia School of Law saw a high percentage of its graduates pass the July 2016 Georgia bar exam.
October 6, 2016 | Events on Campus
U.S. District Court Chief Judge to deliver Signature Lecture on sentencing
Lisa Godbey Wood, chief judge of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia, will present "Reflections on Sentencing" at the University of Georgia School of Law Oct. 13 at 3:30 p.m. in the Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom. The event is free and open to the public.
October 5, 2016 | General News
UGA School of Social Work receives $2.6 million to support graduate students in need
Graduate students in the University of Georgia School of Social Work who face financial challenges while earning a degree are receiving help, thanks to the re-establishment of a federally funded scholarship program.
September 1, 2016 | Honors & Awards
UGA law school names inaugural Philip H. Alston, Jr. Distinguished Law Fellows
he University of Georgia School of Law has named the inaugural class of its Distinguished Law Fellows program. This elite fellowship program offers three law students annually the opportunity to receive a unique legal educational experience that includes domestic and international externships and guided research experiences, opportunities to meet some of the country's top legal leaders and a full-tuition scholarship.
August 18, 2016 | General News
UGA launches “Blue and You” program to bring police and youth together to address issues
In a time of heightened sensitivity between police and the public, the University of Georgia has launched a program to facilitate conversations between youth and law enforcement officers to address conflicts before they escalate into violence.
August 12, 2016 | General News
Former Sen. Saxby Chambliss returns to teach as UGA law school’s Sanders Scholar
The University of Georgia School of Law will again offer its students the opportunity to learn from former U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss, who is returning to the law school as its Sanders Political Leadership Scholar.
August 1, 2016 | General News
UGA launches new Certified Public Manager program
The University of Georgia's Carl Vinson Institute of Government is launching a new Certified Public Manager program to strengthen leadership skills for local and state government managers in Georgia.
June 28, 2016 | General News
UGA experts offer knowledge, advice for the Fourth
The Fourth of July is fast approaching, and at the University of Georgia, we're here to help you as you craft your Independence Day stories.
June 24, 2016 | General News
Brexit vote leads to uncertainty, probably more EU exits
University of Georgia experts say the Brexit vote speaks to a "broken" European Union and will likely lead to uncertainty and more exits. Experts, their expertise and thoughts are:
June 20, 2016 | General News
Scherr named law school’s associate dean for clinical programs and experiential learning